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The FBI And Homeland Security Are Investigating Today's Giant Cyber Attack

According to a new report from Reuters, the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) are investigating the massive distributed denial of service attacks (DDoS) hitting the DNS provider Dyn.

Yahoo Wants The US Government To Declassify That Secret Surveillance Order

Earlier this month, Reuters reported that Yahoo followed government demands and built software to secretly spy on its users’ email accounts. Now, the maligned purple giant is asking the government to declassify the alleged order in the name of transparency.

The Feds Already Have Your Face In A Database

Look to your left. Look to your right. Do you see two people? Congrats on being social today. One of those two people is probably included in the FBI’s massive facial recognition database. A new Georgetown report says there are 117 million Americans in the database. That’s about 50 per cent of the US population.

FBI Allegedly Pressured To Change Classification Of Clinton Email In Exchange For Letting FBI Agents Work In Iraq

The FBI just released 100 more pages about the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server and the classified emails on it while she was Secretary of State. The release appears to include allegations that the State Department offered to provide the FBI with more resources overseas if the classification on a Clinton email was retroactively altered. But the FBI itself says that it was all a misunderstanding.

NSA Contractor Arrested In Probe Of Stolen 'Source Code'

An NSA contractor was arrested by the FBI and investigated for possibly stealing secrets, the New York Times reports.

Yahoo Secretly Scanned Users' Emails For The NSA And FBI: Report

Yahoo built software to secretly scan its users emails at the behest of US intelligence officials, according to a report by Reuters.

Newly Released FBI File Shows LA Times Publisher During WWII Was Buddies With Nazis

The Chandler family spent over a century helping to build Los Angeles with the town’s newspaper of record, the LA Times. The paper was kept in the family from 1882 until 2000, with Norman Chandler at the helm during World War II. But newly released FBI files show that Norman may have had some particularly nasty friends in the 1930s. Specifically, Nazi friends.

FBI Director Says You Should Cover Your Webcam With Tape

Do you cover your webcam with tape or a sticker? Mark Zuckerberg does. It’s used to guard against hackers who might want to peek at your or your environment through your devices. And now the FBI Director has come out defending his own use of tape on his devices.

Israeli Teens Arrested In Connection With 'Majority' Of Recent DDoS Attacks

Two Israeli 18-year-olds have been arrested in connection with an FBI investigation into vDOS, a cyberattack service that has been credited with perpetrating “a majority” of the DDoS attacks over the last few years.

FBI: Hillary Clinton Didn't Know 'C' In Emails Meant Classified

The FBI has released a report on its investigation and interview with Hillary Clinton over the use of a private email server while she was US Secretary of State.

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